The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Lead Architect featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Lead Architect
UK
Rank 577 720 576
Rank change year-on-year
+143 -144
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Architect 290 227 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.34% 0.22% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.23% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 222 199 345
Median salary £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £57,650 £57,500 £60,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £115,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £80,000 £72,500 £68,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +5.83%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
81156 98559 103265
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.44% 96.68%
Number of salaries quoted 67379 82685 85216
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

Lead Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Lead Architect in the job title.

Lead Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Lead Architect
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lead Architect over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 within the UK.

Lead Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Lead Architect
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +153 281 £82,500 +3.12% 24
London +76 106 £87,500 +2.94% 12
South East +50 58 £84,250 +12.33% 3
East of England +35 38 £95,000 +65.21% 2
Hertfordshire +29 35 £95,000 +65.21% 1
Yorkshire +31 28 £82,500 -31.25% 2
West Yorkshire +31 26 £83,750 -30.20%
South West - 19 £77,500 - 1
Bristol - 17 £77,500 - 1
West Midlands +37 16 £64,000 +16.36% 3
Surrey +64 15 £60,250 -33.05% 1
Hampshire +38 14 £85,000 -5.55% 1
Egham - 13 - -
Bradford - 11 £82,500 -
Milton Keynes - 9 £88,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 9 £88,500 - 1
City of London +25 7 £92,500 +5.71% 3
East Midlands +18 7 £66,250 -
Berkshire +13 7 £75,000 -
North West -5 7 £54,602 -12.63% 2
Scotland +29 6 £72,500 +36.79% 1
Manchester -16 6 £54,602 -12.63% 2
Birmingham +14 5 £76,250 -
Watford +2 5 - -
West Sussex - 5 £87,500 -
Kent +20 4 £60,000 -35.13%
Coventry +15 4 £59,250 -10.56% 2
Southampton - 4 £80,000 -
Bromley - 4 - -
Havant - 4 £85,000 -

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Lead Architect job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Lead Architect in the job title.

1 177 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (23.88%) Java
3 133 (22.85%) Finance
4 102 (17.53%) TOGAF
5 94 (16.15%) SQL
6 91 (15.64%) Oracle
7 86 (14.78%) SOA
8 85 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
9 84 (14.43%) JavaScript
10 76 (13.06%) Mentoring
11 74 (12.71%) Enterprise Architecture
12 73 (12.54%) SQL Server
13 72 (12.37%) Degree
14 69 (11.86%) .NET
14 69 (11.86%) Microservices
15 67 (11.51%) C#
16 63 (10.82%) Presales
17 59 (10.14%) Data Centre
17 59 (10.14%) Microsoft
17 59 (10.14%) Retail
18 58 (9.97%) Middleware
19 56 (9.62%) Telecoms
19 56 (9.62%) HTML
19 56 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
20 54 (9.28%) Banking
20 54 (9.28%) Big Data
21 53 (9.11%) Web Services
22 51 (8.76%) VMware
23 50 (8.59%) Zachman Framework
23 50 (8.59%) Analytics

Lead Architect Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 47 (8.08%) Apache
2 24 (4.12%) IIS
3 23 (3.95%) Tomcat
4 22 (3.78%) Apache Spark
5 19 (3.26%) WebSphere
6 18 (3.09%) OpenStack
6 18 (3.09%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 16 (2.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 16 (2.75%) SharePoint
8 13 (2.23%) Apache Pig
9 11 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (1.72%) CMS
11 8 (1.37%) Documentum
11 8 (1.37%) LiveLink
12 7 (1.20%) JBoss
13 6 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (1.03%) Umbraco
13 6 (1.03%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.69%) Anypoint
14 4 (0.69%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 32 (5.50%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.03%) OmniGraffle
3 3 (0.52%) MS Office
4 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 14 (2.41%) Oracle Retail
2 11 (1.89%) SAP CRM
3 6 (1.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.86%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (0.69%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 3 (0.52%) RMDS
7 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.17%) PeopleSoft Financials
Cloud Services
1 49 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.06%) SaaS
4 10 (1.72%) Office 365
5 9 (1.55%) Data Lake Analytics
5 9 (1.55%) IaaS
6 8 (1.37%) PaaS
7 5 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.34%) GitHub
8 2 (0.34%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.17%) Boomi
9 1 (0.17%) Heroku
9 1 (0.17%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.84%) WAN
2 31 (5.33%) LAN
3 23 (3.95%) HTTP
3 23 (3.95%) Internet
4 22 (3.78%) SAN
5 16 (2.75%) FCoE
5 16 (2.75%) Fibre Channel
5 16 (2.75%) Multicast
5 16 (2.75%) NAS
6 15 (2.58%) iSCSI
7 10 (1.72%) Unified Communications
8 9 (1.55%) VPN
9 6 (1.03%) Network Security
10 5 (0.86%) DNS
10 5 (0.86%) Firewall
11 4 (0.69%) DHCP
11 4 (0.69%) Intranet
11 4 (0.69%) Wireless
12 3 (0.52%) Broadband
12 3 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (12.54%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.62%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (9.28%) Big Data
4 38 (6.53%) Hadoop
5 28 (4.81%) Relational Database
6 27 (4.64%) Apache Hive
7 24 (4.12%) NoSQL
8 23 (3.95%) OLAP
9 22 (3.78%) MongoDB
10 17 (2.92%) DB2
10 17 (2.92%) MySQL
10 17 (2.92%) OLTP
11 15 (2.58%) Oracle OLAP
12 14 (2.41%) Data Lake
13 13 (2.23%) HDInsight
14 11 (1.89%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 11 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 10 (1.72%) Data Mart
15 10 (1.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (2.41%) Eclipse
2 12 (2.06%) Selenium
3 10 (1.72%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.03%) Axure RP
4 6 (1.03%) IntelliJ
4 6 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 6 (1.03%) JUnit
4 6 (1.03%) Maven
5 5 (0.86%) Hudson
5 5 (0.86%) Spock
6 4 (0.69%) Rational Rose
6 4 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.69%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.52%) SoapUI
8 2 (0.34%) NUnit
8 2 (0.34%) webpack
9 1 (0.17%) Fiddler
9 1 (0.17%) JIRA
9 1 (0.17%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.17%) Subversion
General
1 133 (22.85%) Finance
2 59 (10.14%) Retail
3 56 (9.62%) Telecoms
4 54 (9.28%) Banking
5 22 (3.78%) Legal
6 18 (3.09%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.58%) Marketing
8 12 (2.06%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.55%) Military
10 7 (1.20%) Games
11 6 (1.03%) Electronics
12 5 (0.86%) Back Office
13 4 (0.69%) Advertising
13 4 (0.69%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.69%) French Language
13 4 (0.69%) German Language
13 4 (0.69%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.69%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.34%) Law
14 2 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.86%) .NET
2 58 (9.97%) Middleware
3 56 (9.62%) HTML
4 53 (9.11%) Web Services
5 48 (8.25%) CSS
6 38 (6.53%) HTML5
7 37 (6.36%) REST
8 31 (5.33%) AngularJS
9 25 (4.30%) ASP.NET
9 25 (4.30%) CSS3
9 25 (4.30%) Spring
10 23 (3.95%) XML
11 21 (3.61%) jQuery
11 21 (3.61%) SOAP
12 20 (3.44%) .NET Framework
12 20 (3.44%) Hibernate
13 19 (3.26%) JSON
14 17 (2.92%) Node.js
15 16 (2.75%) J2EE
16 15 (2.58%) OpenDaylight
Miscellaneous
1 59 (10.14%) Data Centre
2 39 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 33 (5.67%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (2.75%) User Experience
5 14 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (2.06%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.55%) Mobile App
7 9 (1.55%) PKI
8 8 (1.37%) N-Tier
9 7 (1.20%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (1.20%) Online Banking
9 7 (1.20%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.03%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.03%) Fintech
10 6 (1.03%) Virtual Team
11 5 (0.86%) Smart Meter
12 4 (0.69%) Derivative
12 4 (0.69%) EPoS
12 4 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 3 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 45 (7.73%) Windows
2 42 (7.22%) Linux
3 20 (3.44%) Unix
4 16 (2.75%) Solaris
5 13 (2.23%) Android
6 7 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.20%) Windows Server
7 4 (0.69%) CentOS
7 4 (0.69%) Oracle Linux
8 3 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (30.41%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (17.53%) TOGAF
3 86 (14.78%) SOA
4 85 (14.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 76 (13.06%) Mentoring
6 74 (12.71%) Enterprise Architecture
7 69 (11.86%) Microservices
8 63 (10.82%) Presales
9 50 (8.59%) Analytics
9 50 (8.59%) Zachman Framework
10 49 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
10 49 (8.42%) Scrum
11 44 (7.56%) DevOps
12 43 (7.39%) Event-Driven Architecture
13 42 (7.22%) Risk Management
14 39 (6.70%) Software Engineering
15 36 (6.19%) Coaching
15 36 (6.19%) Line Management
15 36 (6.19%) Open Source
16 34 (5.84%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 139 (23.88%) Java
2 94 (16.15%) SQL
3 84 (14.43%) JavaScript
4 67 (11.51%) C#
5 39 (6.70%) Scala
6 26 (4.47%) C++
7 18 (3.09%) T-SQL
8 17 (2.92%) C
9 11 (1.89%) Groovy
9 11 (1.89%) Python
10 9 (1.55%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 7 (1.20%) Bash Shell
11 7 (1.20%) PHP
11 7 (1.20%) Ruby
12 6 (1.03%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.03%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.69%) PHP 5
13 4 (0.69%) PHP 7
13 4 (0.69%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 72 (12.37%) Degree
2 26 (4.47%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 15 (2.58%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (2.23%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (2.06%) MCSE
7 10 (1.72%) CCIE
7 10 (1.72%) DV Cleared
7 10 (1.72%) ISEB
8 8 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
9 6 (1.03%) CISSP
10 5 (0.86%) CCNP
10 5 (0.86%) CITP
11 4 (0.69%) CCNA
11 4 (0.69%) CISM
12 3 (0.52%) EMC Certification
13 2 (0.34%) ISTQB
13 2 (0.34%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certified Architect
14 1 (0.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.58%) Data Quality
2 11 (1.89%) QA
3 2 (0.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.34%) SLA
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) MiFID
4 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.17%) SEPA
System Software
1 45 (7.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (4.98%) Docker
3 27 (4.64%) Hyper-V
4 18 (3.09%) Oracle RAC
5 17 (2.92%) KVM
6 16 (2.75%) NFS
6 16 (2.75%) SRDF
6 16 (2.75%) Xen
7 5 (0.86%) HDFS
8 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
8 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.34%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.34%) vSphere
10 1 (0.17%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.17%) Firmware
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (0.17%) QEMU
10 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.17%) XenApp
10 1 (0.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 19 (3.26%) Ansible
2 11 (1.89%) Puppet
3 5 (0.86%) MOM
4 3 (0.52%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (0.52%) Marathon
4 3 (0.52%) Mesos
4 3 (0.52%) Nagios
4 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.17%) CA Endevor
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
5 1 (0.17%) Terraform
5 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 91 (15.64%) Oracle
2 59 (10.14%) Microsoft
3 51 (8.76%) VMware
4 44 (7.56%) SAP
5 43 (7.39%) Cisco
6 27 (4.64%) IBM
7 19 (3.26%) EMC
8 16 (2.75%) Intel
8 16 (2.75%) NetApp
9 13 (2.23%) RedPrairie
10 10 (1.72%) Citrix
10 10 (1.72%) Red Hat
11 8 (1.37%) OpenText
11 8 (1.37%) Remedy
12 7 (1.20%) webMethods
13 6 (1.03%) MuleSoft
13 6 (1.03%) TIBCO
14 5 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.69%) Juniper
15 4 (0.69%) Teradata
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £85000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Bonus, Holiday, Pension etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Coventry. Manchester and Sheffield are also...
Department For Education
Salary: Cash remuneration of up to £65,000 dependent upon skills and experience. Employer Pension contribution worth up to £10,724
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £130000 - £150000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £60000 - £68000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 65,000
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £10000 - £95000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £550 - £650 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North West London
Acumin
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £80k - 100k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Empiric.com
Salary: Unspecified Competitive + Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £90000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £90000 - £110000 per annum + 20% bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Southend-On-Sea
Revenue & Customs Digital Technology Service
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Central London / West End
Reed Business Information Ltd
Salary: Generous + 20% + extensive benefits
Posted: 23 days ago